Haitians are noticing climate change impacts on extreme weather and agriculture

Dec 18, 15 Haitians are noticing climate change impacts on extreme weather and agriculture

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Farmer Jean Romain Beltinor works the rocky dirt on his parched hillside in 2014 to prepare for planting seeds in northwestern Haiti after months of drought. Photograph: Dieu Nalio Chery/AP A former student of mine, Luke Hacker formed an organization called Simply Love, which works in Haiti to support educational and agricultural...

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Measuring success from COP21: Agriculture, food security and climate adaptation

In an exclusive interview with Maria Helena Semedo, deputy director general of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Semedo shares her views on the role of agriculture, food security and climate adaptation at COP21 and what still needs to be done to overcome the adaptation challenge. Here are some highlights...

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3 climate finance innovations for food security

Dec 17, 15 3 climate finance innovations for food security

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Agricultural research helps farmers in Vietnam grow more rice and counteract the impacts of climate change on food security. How can innovations help step up efforts in the food security, nutrition and agricultural sector? Photo by: Philippe Berry / IFPRI / CC BY-NC-ND Mission Innovation, announced by U.S. President Barack Obama at...

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In 15-20 years, what will undernutrition efforts look like?

Dec 17, 15 In 15-20 years, what will undernutrition efforts look like?

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Known to those in the global health sector as “hidden hunger,” undernutrition is an underlying cause of death for more than 2.6 million children a year, claiming a third of all child deaths globally. In the developed world, undernutrition is addressed through fortification of staple foods such as flour and salt, though this...

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Learning By Example: An Exercise to Feed the World

The decade is 2020. Drought conditions have reduced global crop production, resulting in rising food prices. Food stocks around the world are decreasing dramatically. Social unrest and regional migration ensues as low- to middle-income countries struggle with food shortages. And, emergency relief aid organizations near their...

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